Math Reading Science Practice Test for Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5    
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Grade: 2,    Subject: LanguageArts,    Topic: Reading Non-fiction
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The CN Tower is the world's tallest building. It is also Canada's most recognizable icon. It is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At a height of 1,815 ft, it is Canada's National Tower and the most popular tourist attraction.

The CN Tower was built in 1976 by a railway company, named Canadian National. Its construction started in 1973. After 40 months of construction, the CN Tower was opened to the public on June 26, 1976.
The CN tower attracts approximately 2 million visitors each year. The main attractions in the tower include walking on glass floor and a revolving 360o Restaurant that is over 1000 ft above ground. Tourists can watch movies about the construction of the CN tower and of course enjoy the view from the top floor.
Question 1:
When did the CN Tower officially open to the public?


Question 2:
The CN Tower is known as ___________________?

Canada's Peace TowerCanada's Railway Tower

Canada's National TowerCanada's Queen Tower
Question 3:
Who built the CN Tower?

Canadian Railway CompanyCanadian Prime Minister

Canadian Entertainment IndustryQueen Victoria
Question 4:
How long did it take to complete the CN Tower?

4 years40 months

12 months40 years
Question 5:
Which of the following is one of the main attractions in the CN Tower?

Taking a Free Fall RideThe Art Gallery on the top floor.

Watching a movie about Canadian history.Walking on glass floor
Question 6:
Why are there not many plants and animals in Antarctica?

It is very small continent.It is very cold and icy.

It is very warm and windy.There is no water.
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Antarctica is so cold and icy that it is hard for animals and plants to live there. There is very little plant life on Antarctica.
Lichens, algae, and mosses are one of the few living things that grow in Antarctica. Lichens grow on rocks in the dry valleys. Almost 350 species of Lichens are found in Antarctica. Algae grow on the ice, and mosses grow close to the coasts.
Only two species of flowering plants grow in Antarctica. They are known as Antarctic hair grass and the Antarctic Pearlwort.
Only a few animals live on the land. Antarctica's largest land animal is the wingless midge, which is a kind of insect. Most of the animals of Antarctica live in the water. The ocean is filled with small, shrimp like animal called Krill. The seas are also filled with many type of fish and squids.
Question 7:
Which of the following plant you cannot find in Antarctica?


Antarctic hair grassSunflower plant
Question 8:
Where do Lichens grow?

Under waterOn trees

On rocksOn ice
Question 9:
Which of the following is Antarctica's largest land animal?

An insectA cat

A shrimpAn earthworm
Question 10:
Which of the following is NOT a CORRECT fact about Antarctica?

Most of the animals of Antarctica live in the water.Lichens, algae and mosses can be found in Antarctica.

500 species of flowering plants grow in Antarctica.Squids can be found in the sea.
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